Sinclair Joins White House Effort On Drone Innovation, Leads Broadcast Industry In Using Drones For Newsgathering

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SINCLAIR JOINS WHITE HOUSE EFFORT ON DRONE INNOVATION,
LEADS BROADCAST INDUSTRY IN USING DRONES FOR NEWSGATHERING

WASHINGTON, DC (August 2, 2016) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. today joined leaders in government and industry to examine the commercial applications for unmanned aircraft systems.   Sinclair was the only broadcaster to be invited to the White House workshop, “Drones and the Future of Aviation.”

At the event, Sinclair committed to support drone safety through the “Know Before You Fly” campaign by broadcasting public service announcements on its stations nationwide.  The “Know Before You Fly” campaign was created by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to educate prospective users about the safe and responsible operation of drones.

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